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ORA-01041: hostdef extension doesn't exist - but why?

Posted on 2004-10-02
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I got this error in 2 machines out of 3
--> after I did SHUTDOWN ABORT

now 1 is working and the other 2 screwed up - how to fix and why did it happen
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Question by:MargusLehiste
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try to reboot the machine:

then set the ORACLE_SID and ORACLE_HOME
then try the following:


$sqlplus /nolog
SQL>connect / as sysdba
SQL>startup
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by:Rindbaek
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If the above fails...

You did a "shutdown abort" thats THE last way out...You should normally use a "shutdown immediate" instead. thats the main reason for the error

Do you get any other error messages in conjunction with this error?

Henning

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